All successful project managers will tell you that planning is the key to your success. A good plan is the foundation for any project to build upon. Create a weak foundation and a project will struggle to succeed. Build a strong foundation and a project is in a better position to handle the unexpected event or obstacle that are bound to happen along the way. Although plans certainly can change, good initial planning will always help a project stay on course and deliver great results. While most of us know a number of project planning components, there are additional elements that if also included, will put you and your project in a better position to succeed. This course will help you check that any project plan has all the elements required to ensure your project starts off with the strength and focus it needs for the journey ahead. By completing this course, you will know how to ensure your project plan has the key components required for success. Course Result: Ensure your project plan has the key components required for success.
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.